Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Pan Grilled Salmon With Mint Yogurt Chutney


Reflecting back now, I see five salmon recipes (Grilled SalmonCurry Leaves Grilled Salmon,Teppanyaki SalmonThai Salmon Noodle and Lemon Parsley Baked Salmon). Notably a small collection of showcasing salmon in various ways, unlike local catch, salmon is rather pricey. Still, every now and then, I don't mind paying because salmon is one of our favourite. Yes, it is primarily for its nutritious value. When I cooked it for the first time ever, I couldn't think of anything else except a simple grill. Supposedly good enough since salmon is delicious enough with just a couple of ingredients and either by pan frying and baking to retain its soft-flaky meat. Likewise, for this recipe, I pan grilled salmon seasoned with ginger paste, garlic paste and curry powder, and teamed it with a minty-tangy chutney.

Ingredients
For the fish
1 piece (about 350g) salmon - rinse and pat dry
1/2 tsp ginger paste/chopped ginger
1/2 tsp garlic paste/chopped garlic
1 tsp curry powder (any type)
Salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
For the chutney
2 tbsp yogurt
1 handful of mint leaves
Salt to taste
Lime juice (if needed)
** Blend/process these ingredients together
Method
Gently season salmon with the ingredients except oil.
Place on a heated grill and lightly drizzle the oil over.
Grill on both sides for a nice charred outside layer and soft meat inside.
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25 comments:

  1. love your colorful plats always, your clicks are always awesome and I eat your food with my eyes always.

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  2. Salmon looks delicious with perfect grill marks.. Mint yogurt makes a refreshing combo for this.. I too use similar ingredients for preparing salmon but shallow fry it. I am so tempted by this, would try it this weekend.. :)

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  3. Thanks for sharing another interesting variations of salmon, loved the baked salmon recipe you posted sometime ago. We are fond of salmon but could never get something which looks interesting, so for a long I have been doing a lot of trial and error and very few recipes click with my family... Will try this as well soon!

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  4. Wow Nava this looks delicious. In fact I was thinking of making salmon tomorrow but was not sure the dip/chutney.

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  5. oh you grilled it. Love the texture when it is grilled. In addition, it seals the moisture, juices and flavours in!

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  6. wow...looks yummy...mmmm
    nice pics..<3

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  7. Lovely plating as usual, Nava. This is an interesting combination of pan seared salmon with a side of mint chutney. I imagine it was pretty flavorful.

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  8. Lovely colorful clicks .Simply splendid.

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  9. very nice colorful plating.....wow......beautiful clicks..!!!

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  10. The salmon looks good. Nice blog.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  11. What a beautiful presentation salmon plated with salmon colored napkin.I can imagine how tasty it would have been with mint chutney.

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  12. hahaha...i have a big tray of mint in my garden....just nice to try out this recipe...hmm...now where can i find fresh salmon...hmmmm

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  13. Grill marks are beautifully impressed on the salmon.. Love the flavourful mint chutney

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  14. We eat a lot of salmon and I like how versatile it is. All your recipes sound great and full of flavour. Beautiful colours too and the chutney is the perfect accompaniment.

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  15. Very nicely seared, Nava! Like the different variations you've displayed here.

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  16. Salmon is a fav of ours. It's so flavourful! Love the perfect grill marks on the slice Nava. Must have been so good with that mint chutney.

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  17. looks really yum... i wish i could have that platter for myself...

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  18. Such beautifully made soft and tender lovely fish love the chutney... and the platter is a wonderful virtual treat...

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  19. Looks like a wonderful combination. Love the chutney too and your pictures are delightful!

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  20. This looks delicious. My son loves, loves salmon so I will have to check out all the salmon recipes!

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  21. One of my favourite fish is salmon and this is so delish :)

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  22. beautiful plate and yummy combo. This looks so perfect! WOW

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  23. beautiful plate and yummy combo. This looks so perfect! WOW

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  24. This is lovely dish...any day any time for me....

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